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FREE Photography Ebook

FREE Photography Ebook

by Louis Schoeman on May 22, 2017

Hi Members, As you may or may not know, Warren Akerman who is our team manager also gives photography classes and workshops. He has kindly put together a 60 page Ebook, entitled "FREE Photography Training Course". It is the first of many that he is writting. He has seen that there is a huge need for easily understood informative reading material. The only way we can get to help our industry is by helping those around us with information and knowledge. This short Ebook, explains ISO, Apperture and Shutter, the building blocks of our photography IRRESPECTIVE the camera brand/model. The free 60 page Ebook can be downloaded HERE  Special thanks to Warren for making this ebook available to our members Let him know what you think of his first Ebook, Happy reading and Enjoy Continue reading →

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Two Wong's don't make a right!

Two Wong's don't make a right!

by Louis Schoeman on Feb 13, 2017

We have ALL watched Digitalrev TV at some point (If you didn’t it’s time you watched it on Youtube). They had their own antics of getting their message across when they reviewed new equipment and products, or interviewed other photographers. They did had a segment called “Pro tog, Cheap camera” challenge. They would give world renowned photographers, cheap and when we say cheap we’re talking about those HORRIBLE point and shoot jobbies, we’re talking about the kind of camera you would gladly give to someone you don’t like kind of camera here! We have recently been getting a lot of questions pertaining to stock and stock requirements this past month. The one important message we would like to hammer home is, yes equipment is important, but equipment is NOT going to help you when it comes to talent, tenacity, thinking out of the box. Neither will it help you with the persistence and determination required during a shoot or your career or our ... Continue reading →

Headshot Photographer

Headshot Photographer

by Jacques du Toit on Feb 12, 2017

Jacques du Toit, jrdutoit photography. Professional commercial headshot photographer, South Africa. Headshot photographs are important for numerous reasons, the main being the internet, broadly speaking, everything is online, social media, websites, etc. it is important to have a professional photo for company websites and display yourself as a professional for the world to see. Because first impressions do matter and in most cases, profile photos on social media and websites are your first impression. I have on numerous occasions had requests to edit holiday photos for a business headshot photo or profile photo. And on each occassion I have had to decline, the reason being, the importance of the photo. It is not just a photo to show that you are there, it is not a photo to show that you are on holiday, it is not a photo to show your cat or any of the other literally hundreds of reasons I have discussed with clients. The main reason is this, if it is your business profile, do you want ... Continue reading →

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Jolian's Photography

by Liana Lues on Jan 24, 2017

one of the lovely weddings we done in 2016 We just LOVE doing weddings.... Continue reading →

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Interview with Steve Casting

Interview with Steve Casting

by Louis Schoeman on Jan 13, 2017

We have started a new blog section called "Featured Interviews" where we go out and interview photographers who have registered on our website. We will be asking questions and learning from photographers and other professionals from all genres, so that we can all learn from one another. We recently asked our team manager Warren Akerman to go and interview a well known photographer, Steve Casting who is based in Bryanston, South Africa.   SA  - Firstly thanks for taking the time out of your schedule we really appreciate it Steve. For those who are not familiar with you and your amazing work, can you tell our members a bit about yourself and what you genre you specialize in. Steve Casting - Thank you Warren. I own a Casting Agency in Gauteng and Durban and a Production Company that specializes in TVC and Feature Films. In my Photography, I’m broadly known for my Glamour Work but have slowly started to move towards specialist ... Continue reading →


by Magdel de Beer on Jan 10, 2017

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Nature Is Photogenic

Nature Is Photogenic

by Ronald Maphala on Jan 6, 2017

"The Poetry Of Earth Is Never Dead     -John Keats Continue reading →

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2017 Weddings

2017 Weddings

by Jacques Le Roux on Dec 23, 2016

We at Omega Photography believe that all of our clients deserve the very best value and service available. We provide both a highly personalised and tailored service to meet your individual needs, tastes, expectations, ensuring your treasured images will be enjoyed by generations to come. Every photography package we offer includes two of our expert photographers to capture your day. This allows us to maintain the natural, candid style we have become renowned for.  We capture your day digitally and we shoot approximately 70-100 images per hour. Principal photographers: Jacques Le Roux & Cornelia Herbst Rest assured that our photographers have studied and know that technical ability is crucial to working with light and documenting all of your details. They each pride themselves on producing creative images that stand out from the crowd. Our photographers are masters at being discreet on your day, yet still manage to capture all of the intimate and spontaneous moments that ... Continue reading →

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by Catja Schonlau on Dec 22, 2016

New offers for 2017 The Active photo shoot per month, only 10 spots avail…! One photo shoot per month, while you are active in your favourite sports, yes you can have all your sports (a different one each month) for 2 hours each. Price will be R300 per shoot. If you pay in advance you will be only pay for 11 month. Start will be January 2017 and will end in December 2017. You will be able to renew this offer for the next year for the same price. You can win one active shoot offer, all you need to do is log onto Facebook, like the page Beauty Beyond The Lense and share the page on your timeline and comment with #Active The Baby/Toddler photo shoot per month, only 10 spots avail…! One photo shoot per month, we all know, that our kids are growing up to fast… For this reason I offer now Baby/Toddler photo shoot per month for 2 hours each. Price will be R300 per shoot. If you pay in advance you will be only pay for 11 month. Start will be January 2017 or in the month ... Continue reading →

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2017 Calendar Competition

2017 Calendar Competition

by Louis Schoeman on Dec 8, 2016 is creating an exclusive calendar for 2017. A unique calendar by photographers for photographers.  This exclusive calendar will ONLY be made available to our members who have registered on our website and we will send it to you for FREE !   We are looking for 12 images for our calendar, one image for each month. Should your image be chosen you will automatically receive VIP status on our website.       Submit your image ! Should your image be chosen you will be requested to do a short write-up about yourself and a short writeup regarding what made you want to take the image as well as the equipment you used. Your image and writeup will be featured on our website and facebook page during the particular month it is featured on the calendar. Your writeup and info will also appear on the calendar. No images will be considered if you are not a listed member of sa-photographers. ... Continue reading →

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